Period
to 23 September 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP over the 6 months to 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

HP
England > London
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 325 262 206
Rank change year-on-year -63 -56 -46
Contract jobs citing HP 264 454 570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.69% 1.01% 1.30%
As % of the Vendors category 1.70% 2.53% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 313 352
London median daily rate £425 £363 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -10.77% -2.11%
10th Percentile £170 £150 £213
90th Percentile £539 £575 £575
England median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 24
London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.54% -5.45% +4.17%
10th Percentile £14.40 £14.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £20.00 £35.18 £23.05
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year +3.13% +9.40% -23.03%

HP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 15,514 17,949 18,070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.30% 39.76% 41.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,438 12,164 12,247
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £283 £263 £275
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
England median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 299 251
London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £55.83 £46.17 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing HP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for HP in London

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in London

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in London over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in London

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in London

HP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the London region over the 6 months to 23 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -14 55 £431 +13.05% 22
West London -5 16 £550 +183.51% 25
East London +4 6 £300 +130.77% 7
South London +43 3 £325 -10.34% 3
HP
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for HP.

1 127 (48.11%) Windows
2 103 (39.02%) Microsoft
3 82 (31.06%) VMware
4 78 (29.55%) Active Directory
5 74 (28.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 60 (22.73%) Cisco
7 56 (21.21%) Dell
8 55 (20.83%) Windows Server
9 54 (20.45%) DNS
10 51 (19.32%) SAN
11 49 (18.56%) Finance
12 48 (18.18%) Linux
13 44 (16.67%) Python
14 42 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 42 (15.91%) Windows 10
15 41 (15.53%) Citrix
16 40 (15.15%) Firewall
16 40 (15.15%) JIRA
17 39 (14.77%) PowerShell
17 39 (14.77%) Azure
17 39 (14.77%) Office 365
18 38 (14.39%) Problem-Solving
18 38 (14.39%) Windows Server 2008
18 38 (14.39%) DHCP
19 37 (14.02%) Windows Server 2012
20 36 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
21 35 (13.26%) ITIL
22 34 (12.88%) Data Centre
23 33 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
24 31 (11.74%) Hyper-V

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.58%) IIS
3 17 (6.44%) Skype for Business
4 15 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (5.30%) Confluence
6 13 (4.92%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.79%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.52%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.76%) Apache
12 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.38%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.38%) JBoss
12 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.38%) SAS
12 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (10.23%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (7.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.76%) Shockwave
5 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.76%) SAP SCM
2 1 (0.38%) BASE24
2 1 (0.38%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.38%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.38%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.38%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.38%) SAP GTM
2 1 (0.38%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 39 (14.77%) Azure
1 39 (14.77%) Office 365
2 22 (8.33%) AWS
3 10 (3.79%) GitHub
4 7 (2.65%) IaaS
5 6 (2.27%) SaaS
6 5 (1.89%) GCP
7 4 (1.52%) Mimecast
8 3 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.14%) Azure Functions
8 3 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.14%) OneDrive
8 3 (1.14%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.14%) PaaS
8 3 (1.14%) Serverless
9 2 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.76%) G Suite
10 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 54 (20.45%) DNS
2 51 (19.32%) SAN
3 40 (15.15%) Firewall
4 38 (14.39%) DHCP
5 21 (7.95%) WAN
6 19 (7.20%) VPN
7 17 (6.44%) NAS
7 17 (6.44%) Skype
8 13 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (4.55%) Wireless
10 11 (4.17%) BGP
11 10 (3.79%) EIGRP
11 10 (3.79%) TCP/IP
12 9 (3.41%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (3.03%) NetScaler
13 8 (3.03%) SNMP
13 8 (3.03%) VLAN
13 8 (3.03%) VoIP
14 7 (2.65%) LAN
14 7 (2.65%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.55%) MySQL
3 10 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.27%) Big Data
5 6 (2.27%) Blockchain
5 6 (2.27%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.52%) DB2
7 3 (1.14%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.76%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.76%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.38%) MS Access
9 1 (0.38%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (0.38%) OLAP
9 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (15.15%) JIRA
2 15 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.79%) LoadRunner
3 10 (3.79%) Selenium
4 9 (3.41%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.65%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.65%) JMeter
5 7 (2.65%) TestRail
6 6 (2.27%) Subversion
7 4 (1.52%) Bugzilla
8 3 (1.14%) Appium
8 3 (1.14%) HP UFT
8 3 (1.14%) Metasploit
8 3 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.14%) Robot Framework
8 3 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.76%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.76%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.76%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.76%) WinDbg
General
1 49 (18.56%) Finance
2 29 (10.98%) Banking
3 12 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.41%) Public Sector
5 9 (3.41%) Publishing
6 7 (2.65%) Front Office
7 6 (2.27%) Retail
8 4 (1.52%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.14%) Legal
9 3 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.14%) Russian Language
10 2 (0.76%) German Language
10 2 (0.76%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.76%) Law
11 1 (0.38%) Back Office
11 1 (0.38%) Billing
11 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (11.74%) Analyst
2 26 (9.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (9.47%) Support Engineer
4 15 (5.68%) Tester
5 13 (4.92%) Infrastructure Support
6 12 (4.55%) Administrator
6 12 (4.55%) IT Engineer
6 12 (4.55%) IT Support
6 12 (4.55%) Network Engineer
7 11 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (4.17%) Consultant
7 11 (4.17%) Support Analyst
8 10 (3.79%) Server Specialist
9 9 (3.41%) Architect
9 9 (3.41%) Citrix Engineer
9 9 (3.41%) Desktop Support
9 9 (3.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (3.41%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (3.41%) Storage Specialist
9 9 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.82%) RESTful
2 9 (3.41%) Django
2 9 (3.41%) Swagger
3 5 (1.89%) Gherkin
4 4 (1.52%) REST
4 4 (1.52%) SOAP
4 4 (1.52%) XML
5 3 (1.14%) SAML
5 3 (1.14%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.76%) .NET
6 2 (0.76%) Flash
6 2 (0.76%) JSON
6 2 (0.76%) LDAP
6 2 (0.76%) Web Services
7 1 (0.38%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.38%) CSS
7 1 (0.38%) EDI
7 1 (0.38%) HTML
7 1 (0.38%) LAMP
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.88%) Data Centre
2 33 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (8.71%) Clustering
4 22 (8.33%) Replication
5 12 (4.55%) Blackberry
6 11 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (3.41%) Fat Client
7 9 (3.41%) Public Cloud
7 9 (3.41%) Thin Client
7 9 (3.41%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (2.65%) iPhone
10 6 (2.27%) Blog
10 6 (2.27%) HP StoreVirtual
10 6 (2.27%) iPad
11 5 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.89%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 127 (48.11%) Windows
2 55 (20.83%) Windows Server
3 48 (18.18%) Linux
4 42 (15.91%) Windows 10
5 38 (14.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (14.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 21 (7.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (7.58%) Unix
10 11 (4.17%) Solaris
11 10 (3.79%) Mac OS
12 7 (2.65%) Android
12 7 (2.65%) CentOS
13 5 (1.89%) HPUX
13 5 (1.89%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.52%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 3 (1.14%) Windows 8
15 3 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 38 (14.39%) Problem-Solving
3 36 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (13.26%) ITIL
5 24 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 19 (7.20%) Migration
6 19 (7.20%) Test Automation
6 19 (7.20%) Test Management
7 17 (6.44%) DevOps
8 16 (6.06%) High Availability
8 16 (6.06%) Open Source
9 15 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (5.68%) Project Management
9 15 (5.68%) Scrum
9 15 (5.68%) Task Automation
10 14 (5.30%) Analytics
10 14 (5.30%) Project Delivery
11 13 (4.92%) Data Management
12 12 (4.55%) ITSM
12 12 (4.55%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 44 (16.67%) Python
2 39 (14.77%) PowerShell
3 31 (11.74%) SQL
4 26 (9.85%) Perl
5 24 (9.09%) Java
6 13 (4.92%) Shell Script
7 10 (3.79%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.27%) C#
8 6 (2.27%) Tcl
9 5 (1.89%) VBA
10 3 (1.14%) PHP
10 3 (1.14%) VBScript
11 2 (0.76%) C
11 2 (0.76%) C++
11 2 (0.76%) COBOL
11 2 (0.76%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.38%) Korn
12 1 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (7.58%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.92%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.55%) Degree
4 11 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 8 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.65%) CCNP
6 7 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (2.27%) ISEB
7 6 (2.27%) MCSE
8 5 (1.89%) A+ Certification
9 4 (1.52%) CCDA
9 4 (1.52%) CCDP
9 4 (1.52%) CCIE
9 4 (1.52%) CCSP
9 4 (1.52%) CCVP
9 4 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.52%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.20%) QA
2 12 (4.55%) SLA
3 6 (2.27%) Government Security Classifications
4 5 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.52%) NCSC
6 3 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.14%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.76%) NIST
8 1 (0.38%) COSHH
8 1 (0.38%) IFRS
System Software
1 78 (29.55%) Active Directory
2 74 (28.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (11.74%) Hyper-V
4 24 (9.09%) vSphere
5 23 (8.71%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (6.82%) XenDesktop
7 15 (5.68%) XenApp
8 10 (3.79%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 10 (3.79%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (2.65%) Terminal Services
10 6 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (1.52%) pfSense
12 4 (1.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 3 (1.14%) BitLocker
13 3 (1.14%) Docker
13 3 (1.14%) IAG
13 3 (1.14%) VMware Server
13 3 (1.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (10.61%) HP Quality Center
1 28 (10.61%) SCCM
2 26 (9.85%) Puppet
3 24 (9.09%) Ansible
4 19 (7.20%) HP ALM
4 19 (7.20%) WSUS
5 12 (4.55%) vCenter Server
6 11 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
6 11 (4.17%) Nagios
6 11 (4.17%) Netcool
7 8 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (3.03%) vMotion
8 7 (2.65%) OpenView
8 7 (2.65%) SCOM
9 6 (2.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 6 (2.27%) HP SIM
9 6 (2.27%) Jamf Pro
9 6 (2.27%) Salt
9 6 (2.27%) Tivoli
9 6 (2.27%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 103 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 82 (31.06%) VMware
3 60 (22.73%) Cisco
4 56 (21.21%) Dell
5 41 (15.53%) Citrix
6 25 (9.47%) 3PAR
7 24 (9.09%) EMC
8 20 (7.58%) Oracle
9 19 (7.20%) IBM
10 17 (6.44%) NetApp
11 16 (6.06%) Red Hat
11 16 (6.06%) Splunk
12 12 (4.55%) Intel
13 11 (4.17%) Apple
13 11 (4.17%) CheckPoint
14 10 (3.79%) BMC
14 10 (3.79%) Sybase
14 10 (3.79%) Symantec
15 9 (3.41%) Meraki
16 8 (3.03%) Arista